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Kentucky-Based Breeders' Cup Champions to be Paraded at Churchill Downs Sunday

Five of the seven Breeders’ Cup champions with Churchill Downs ties will be paraded at the home of the Kentucky Derby between races on Sunday.

Grade I Winner Daisy Devine Tops 39th Cardinal Handicap

James Miller’s Daisy Devine, winner of the Jenny Wiley (Grade I) at Keeneland, will carry the top weight of 122 pounds when she faces eight rivals in Saturday’s 39th running of the $100,000-added Cardinal Handicap (GIII) for fillies and mares at Churchill Downs.  

Brushed by a Star Beats Joyful Victory by a Head to Win Grade II Chilukki

Team Forster’s Brushed by a Star, engaged in a stretch-long duel with Joyful Victory, prevailed by a head to win the 27th running of the Grade II, $168,900 Chilukki for fillies and mares on Saturday at Churchill Downs.

Neck 'n Neck Draws Off to Win Friday's Grade III Ack Ack 'Cap at Churchill Downs

A. Stevens Miles Jr.’s homebred Neck ’n Neck had one horse beat in the early stages of the 20th running of the Grade III, $110,400 Ack Ack Handicap at Churchill Downs, but put in a strong rally on the final turn from the outside and powered home in the stretch for a convincing 2 ¼-length win over Fort Loudon.

Joyful Victory Heads Field of 11 For Saturday's Grade II Chilukki

Fox Hill Farms Inc.’s Joyful Victory, a multiple graded-stakes winning earner of more than $625,000, heads a competitive field of 11 fillies and mares entered for Saturday’s 27th running of the Grade II, $150,000-added Chilukki at one mile on the main track at Churchill Downs.

Uncaptured Powerful in Iroquois Victory

John Oxley’s Uncaptured took the lead from runner-up Positively in mid-stretch and increased his advantage from there to take the 31st running of the Grade III, $114,800 Iroquois by a widening 5 ½ lengths on opening day at Churchill Downs.

Filly Gives Claiborne, Dilschneider Positive Sign in Sunday's Pocahontas

Claiborne Farm and Adele B. Dilschneider’s homebred Sign overcame a sluggish start and powered home in deep stretch to win Sunday’s 44th running of the Grade II, $168,150 Pocahontas by four lengths on opening day of Churchill Downs’ 21-day Fall Meet.

Gal About Town Puts Unbeaten Streak on the Line in Sunday's Pocahontas

Iroquois Racing Club LLC’s Gal About Town, unbeaten and untested in her first two career starts, will face seven rivals in Sunday’s 44th running of the Grade II, $150,000-added Pocahontas at one mile on the main track at Churchill Downs.

Overanalyze Tops 31st Iroquois

Repole Stable’s Overanalyze, a 3 ¼-length winner of the Futurity (Grade II) at Belmont Park, headlines a field of 10 entered for Sunday’s 31st running of the $100,000-added Iroquois (GIII) to be run at a mile on the main track at Churchill Downs on Opening Day of the 123rd Fall Meet.

30 Things to Know About Churchill Downs' Fall Meet

1. The 123rd Fall Meet will feature 21 days of racing over a four-week stretch through Nov. 25. After Sunday’s opening day program, racing will be conducted on a Wednesday-Sunday schedule with dark days on Mondays and Tuesdays. Most programs will feature 10 races with gates opening at 11:30 a.m. and the first race at 12:40 p.m. (all times Eastern).